Pro tips on saving family photos — before your laptop or back-up crash


Here I lecture you all the time about properly storing and organizing all that matters, so it’s safe and accessible. This week, the joke’s on me.

My oldest daughter is about to get married. As a surprise, I wanted to create a slideshow using one of those digital frames with alternating pictures of her and her fiancé as they grew up, then met. (Publishing this won’t ruin the surprise. My kids never read my column.)

I took the plunge into the family photos thinking the worst part would be facing myself when I sported fewer wrinkles and pounds, when I

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